In 1974, a University of Pennsylvania economist concluded that there was a happiness plateau. Yes, we feel increasingly good as our income grows. But not beyond $75,000. Called the Easterlin Paradox, even if your earnings continue upward, they don’t bring…
Pondering how to keep our New Year’s resolutions, we can look at the staircase in a Seattle office building.
Because of the impact of a price, our opinion of the music from a Stradivarius violin or the taste of a fine wine could change.
In somewhat unexpected ways, our opinion of a present can depend on whether the gift wrapping is sloppy or neat.
A dating app can lead to face swiping fatigue. With a slew of pictures and bios to consider, users can find it harder to select the right person. Analysts have suggested that the endless supply makes the search go on…
Instead of spending hours or even days constructing a multi-thousand piece set, many thousnads of people prefer investing in LEGOs.
Although psychologists have expanded the definition of the good life, still, the same economic policies relate to sustaining it.